Economic Geography

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The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor What do people up and down the income ladder do for work? Economic Geography, Daily Magazine, Social Class, Business Education, Education Policy, Financial Literacy, The Middle, Starting A Business, Economics

The Most Common Jobs For The Rich, Middle Class And Poor

What do people up and down the income ladder do for work?

All You Can Eat: A Round-the-World Photo Tour of People, their Food, and their Calories per Day maasai-diet People Around The World, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, What The World, All Over The World, Calories Per Day, Wild Elephant, People Poses, Photography Series

Dose — Modern Market Research

Dose is a modern market research solution that helps you discover what consumers really want by measuring what they do on social, not what they say.

The Container Store CEO Kip Tindell uses what he calls "the rule" to justify paying employees nearly twice the industry average. Toy Storage Cubes, Craft Storage Cart, Arts And Crafts Storage, Shoe Drawer, Utility Shelves, Lost Socks, Ultimate Garage, Kitchen Storage Solutions, Garage Makeover

Why The Container Store Pays Its Retail Employees $50,000 A Year

The Container Store CEO Kip Tindell uses what he calls "the 1=3 rule" to justify paying employees nearly twice the industry average.

Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine? Machines can do some surprising things. But what you really want to know is this: Will your job be around in the future? We have the "definitive" guide. Disruptive Innovation, Disruptive Technology, Economic Topics, Economic Geography, Administrative Support, I Robot, Future Career, Higher Education, Economics

Will Your Job Be Done By A Machine?

Will your job be around in the future? We take a peek at the research.

Princeton University's International Networks Archive created this map to show the global presence of McDonald's. ("Where In The World Are There No McDonald's?" by Jessica Naudziunas; Economic Geography, Ap Human Geography, World Geography, Ap World History Notes, Us History, Vodka, Mcdonald's Restaurant, Teacher Problems, Good News Stories

Where In The World Are There No McDonald's?

McDonald's may seem to be everywhere, but there are still 105 countries without the fast food giant, from Ghana to Jamaica to Yemen to Tajikistan. In six countries, McDonald's once had a presence, but due to economics, and sometimes politics, the franchises closed.

Mariama Keita, a farmer in Senegal, uses her cellphone to figure out the best time to harvest her peanut plants. Economic Geography, Farmer, Old School, Harvest, Prayers, Crop Tops, Country, Plants, Dresses

This Peanut Farmer Turns To A Cellphone — And Prayer — For A Top Crop

Mariama Keita of Senegal farms the old-school way: hoes, pitchforks, no tractor. But lately she's relying on a not-so-traditional tool.

Bye, bye, bananas In the mid the most popular banana in the world—a sweet, creamy variety called Gros Michel grown in Latin America—all but disappeared from the planet. Virus Del Zika, Bananas, Fruits And Vegetables, Veggies, Banana Plants, Food System, Foods To Eat, Protein, Stickers

Bye, bye, bananas

The world’s most popular fruit could go extinct.

Livia Firth Wants You to Know the True Cost of Fast Fashion Fast Fashion, New Fashion, Environmental Film Festival, Economic Geography, Fashion Documentaries, True Cost, Dramatic Effect, Central Saint Martins, Cultural

Your clothes are killing us

The True Cost, a new documentary, chronicles the evils of the clothing industry and asks us to stop buying so much cheap stuff.

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America’s Richest (and Poorest) States

While many American households continue to struggle to make ends meet, those in the richest states continued to earn far more than households in the poorest states.

A mall (LOCAL!) with 2 minimum wages.The boundary line between the city of San Jose and the city of Santa Clara runs through the Westfield Valley Fair Mall. Valley Fair Mall, Economic Geography, Minimum Wage, Kids Growing Up, Poor Children, Santa Clara, San Jose, How To Make, City

A Mall With Two Minimum Wages

There's a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here's what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage.